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Oct 20, 2011 4:30pm PDT
of next year, analysts are betting it will be used in dell and hewlett packard tablets. investing in microsoft is not without risk-- the biggest is slowing sales growth for desktop computers. but the bulls point to intel's better than expected third quarter earnings this week on the back of strong p.c. demand. and finally, there are rumors microsoft could make a bid for yahoo, something it first did back in 2008. but this time, the speculation is microsoft would partner with a private equity firm in going after yahoo. the goal would be to combine microsoft's search engine, bing, with yahoo search. >> so you combine yahoo and microsoft's search business, and you are looking at potentially a 30% market share in the internet market, relative tgoogle's 64% to 65% market share. >> reporter: and if none of these reasons are tempting enough to buy the shares, analysts point to the 20 cents a share quarterly dividend. it works out to about a 3% yield, one of the highest in the tech sector. erika miller, "nightly business report, new york. >> suzanne: a zigzag day for wall street as investors
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Oct 30, 2011 8:30am PDT
passion back then was covering immigration, covering the us-mexico relations. and when i left mexico in 2000, i left mexico for washington, because i thought the story had died in mexico, you know? >> hinojosa: the immigration story. >> the immigration story, but also, you know, mexico now had democracy in the year 2000. and so i figured that maybe the story was going to be washington and mexico city. so i moved to washington. three years later, september 11 comes around, there's no mexico story. i mean, there's no real us policy to mexico. and i returned to mexico, and my first assignment was to cover the women of juarez-- you know, who was killing the women of juarez? >> hinojosa: and right now we're talking about, in terms of the women who have been murdered in the city of juarez, which is on the mexico side of the border... >> right, right across el paso, texas. >> hinojosa: right across. and we're talking about 400-plus women now? >> i mean, some estimates have it as over 300, some say 400. most of them... i mean, the vast majority of the cases have never been solved, just like,
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Oct 23, 2011 10:00am PDT
. >>> welcome. i'm bob aber nethy. good to have you with us. as the occupy wall street movement spreads around the world, religious leaders continue to play a role in the demonstrations. in london, st. paul's ka ahead at yal ral shut down for the first time since world war ii about the growing protester who is set up camp on the church's grounds. they worried their presence was a safety hazard. here in the u.s., more than 200 clergy signed a petition calling for economic justice and offering spiritual support to the protesters. while jewish groups have been part of the protest, the anti-defamation league condemned what it said has been anti-semitic signs at some of the demonstrations. religion continues to play a prominent and controversial role this presidential campaign season and came up in the republican presidential candidate debate in las vegas we have a report. >> mitt romney said candidates should not be selected on the basis of faith. >> that are idea that we should choose people based on religion for public office is what i find most troubling because the founders of the country went
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Oct 13, 2011 4:30pm PDT
sponsored by wpbt >> tom: good evening and thanks for joining us. google shares take flight after hours, jumping over $30 a share, susie, after the web giant crushed analyst estimates with its latest earnings. >> susie: tom, profits surged 26% and revenues posted anve bigger in. here's how the numbers stacked up. google earned $2.7 billion, or $9.72 a share, almost a dollar ahead of analyst's estimates. revenues were also better than expected, up 33% to $7.5 billion. >> tom: joining us with more-- scott kessler. he follows google as senior director of technology research at s&p capital iq. with us tonight in new york. scott, how do you describe these quarterly results from google, blew estimates out of the water. >> yeah, tom, i would say having covered the stock for more than seven years, probably between good and great. google over the years has really delivered time and time again. this quarter was no exception. what was surprising to us was the combination of accelerating revenue growth for the fourth straight quarter as well as continuing improvement in margins reflecting wel
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Oct 19, 2011 5:30pm PDT
more brazil's poor gain access to technology and the know how to use it, the more they can participate in the country's booming economy which would get a $1 billion stimulus for the world cup and olympics. >> ifill: and jeffrey brown assesses the state of the banking industry, as some of the largest financial institutions report growing losses. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> computing surrounds us. sometimes it's obvious and sometimes it's very surprising where you find it. soon, computing intelligence in unexpected places will change our lives in truly profound ways. technology can provide customized experiences, tailored to individual consumer preferences, igniting a world of possibilities from the inside out. sponsoring tomorrow, starts today. ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. and the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and fo
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Oct 13, 2011 5:30pm PDT
accountable for any action they take against us. and any action they take against us will have a measured response. >> brown: and in london, foreign secretary william hague said britain is in close consultation with the u.s., the saudis and the rest of the european union, on an international response. back in washington, undersecretary of state wendy sherman told a senate hearing the investigation is ongoing. >> in contrast with the iranian regime's rapid and unsurprising denials, we are meticulously and rationally laying out the facts of this plot. >> brown: sherman said u.s. ambassadors around the world are alerting their host government's about those details, and demanding an end to any quds force activities inside their countries. for the latest and how this it might play out in the u.s. and iran, we turn to joby warrick of the "washington post" and daniel brumberg of the u.s. institute of peace. joby, you wrote today that the u.s. officials originally were skeptical of this iranian link. today we see the president say the facts are there for all to see. what are they pointin
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Oct 12, 2011 4:30pm PDT
tax increase. this jobs bill does not require us to go into debt. and this jobs bill has bipartisian support. >> tom: from boosting jobs through trade to losing jobs on wall street, we look at what job cuts in the world of finance could mean for the u.s. economy. it's "nightly business report" for wednesday, october 12. this is "nightly business report" with susie gharib and tom hudson. "nightly business report" is made possible by: this program is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. captioning sponsored by wpbt >> susie: good evening everyone. high hopes on wall street today. u.s. investors bought up stocks after european officials rolled out what's seen as the most credible plan so far to prop up european banks. tom? >> tom: susie, the plan was rolled out today by the president of the european commission, jose manuel barrosa. he called on european leaders to act quickly and agree at a meeting in two weeks. here's what he's calling for. european banks would be required to temporarily increase their capital reserves. that extra cash should come f
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Oct 26, 2011 4:30pm PDT
a loss do investors in greek government bonds have to take. how the euro-zone will use its $610 billion bailout fund. and how to ensure the stability of european banks. the top priority is planning for a structured debt default by greece. >> i think the best we can hope for at this point is that europeans reassure markets that greece will be allowed to default in an orderly way and the greek default will not affect italy, because the european leaders will, as a second important step, take steps to backstop and support the italian government bond market. >> tom: stocks moved higher as european leaders worked towards a debt resotion. the dow rose 162 points, the nasdaq added 12 and the s&p 500 up nearly 13 points. big board volume continues above one billion shares while nasdaq volume climbed above two billion. sales of new homes were up last month following four straight monthly declines. the commerce department says sales jumped nearly 6% as builders lowered prices in a soft market. separately, another report shows companies ordered more heavy machinery and computers in septembe
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Oct 21, 2011 5:30pm PDT
day. >> computing surrounds us. sometimes it's obvious and sometimes it's very surprising where you find it. soon, computing intelligence in unexpected places will change our lives in truly profound ways. technology can provide customized experiences, tailored to individual consumer preferences, igniting a world of possibilities from the inside out. sponsoring tomorrow starts today. >> and by bnsf railway. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people deserve the chance to live a healthy productive life. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: the iraq war is almost over. that announcement came from the commander in chief almost nine years after the u.s. invasion. during the 2008 campaign, president obama pledged to end the conflict. up until this week, american and iraqi officials were negotiating ways for some troops to remain after the dec
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Oct 4, 2011 5:30pm PDT
how the world works around us. can we live on earth and we don't fall through the floor and somebody should have given us an owner's manual about how the whole thing fits together and how you use it. >> woodruff: margaret warner examines the rapid rise in c.e.o. pay at the nation's biggest companies, coming amid growing protests on wall street. >> ifill: and kira kay reports on the challenges facing liberia, as the struggling democracy prepares for next week's presidential election. >> seeing what they can gain from peace to not want to go back to war. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> okay, listen. somebody has got to get serious. >> i think... >> we need renewable energy. >> ...renewable energy is vital to our planet. >> you hear about alternatives, right? wind, solar, algae. >> i think it's got to work on a big scale. and i think it's got to be affordable. >> so, where are they? >> it has to work in the real world. at chevron, we're investing millions in solar and biofuel technology to make it work. >>
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Oct 5, 2011 5:30pm PDT
government and therefore they can screw us up, and that's the simple starting point and historically the tech industry has largely ignored washington. >> woodruff: and we close with a profile of poet philip shultz and his new memoir on overcoming the challenges of dyslexia. that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> i mean, where would we be without small businesses? >> we need small businesses. >> they're the ones that help drive growth. >> like electricians, mechanics, carpenters. >> they strengthen our communities. >> every year, chevron spends billions with small businesses. that goes right to the heart of local communities, providing jobs, keeping people at work. they depend on us. >> the economy depends on them. >> and we depend on them. and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supportinscience, technology, an impved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadca
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Oct 4, 2011 4:30pm PDT
by wpbt >> tom: good evening and thanks for joining us. ben bernanke delivered a grim assessment on the u.s. economy today. speaking to lawmakers on capitol hill today, "sluggish" and "slow" were two words he used to describe economic conditions. >> susie: the federal reserve chairman promised that the central bank will be ready to act, if necessary. but he called on congress to do its part to help the economy, specifically coming up with a long-term deficit reduction plan. >> tom: bernanke admitted u.s. policy makers face tough economic choices, but added those choices cannot be "postponed." darren gersh reports. >> reporter: the key part of federal reserve chairman ben bernanke's message today came when he was asked about the impact of operation twist, the fed's program to bring down long-term interest rates. >> i think it'll help somewhat on job creation and growth. it'll be particularly important now that the economy is close... the recovery is close to faltering. we want to make sure that the recovery continues and doesn't drop back. >> reporter: "close to faltering" is not som
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Oct 2, 2011 1:00pm PDT
. >> my brother was murdered. every year after that, until harry's life was taken, he used to come around to see my father, and he would bring my father tobacco for his pipe. >> but on march 20th, 1989, superintendent harry green was ambushed. he was with superintendent bob buchanan after meeting police colleagues from the republic of ireland. at the cross border security talks, they discussed ways to stem about a smuggling ring controlled by the ira. when they beat stamp -- stamp out a smuggling ring controlled by the ira. when they returned, the killers were waiting. questions remain over howhe terrorists knew when and where the two men would be crossing the border. he is convinced he knows the answer. he is the founder and head of the group family's acting for innocent relatives. his own father was killed by the ira. now he helps the family members of other victims. >> we know for a fact that a senior member of the ira was contacted by an officer and told they were ready to leave the station. it had to be in operation. there had to be collusion. >> he has talked tmany witnesses.
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Oct 15, 2011 11:30am PDT
. perhaps this is for all of us to get our attentions off of ourselves and on toe something maybe bigger. >> but you know, debra, since the anti-abortion rights groups have made so much progress and at least according to the pro-abortion rights caucus, it's getting to the points in most of this country where it's very difficult if not impossible for women to get abortion because there's so many restrictions. why isn't your party fighting back? >> well, i think our party is fighting back. they voted very strongly against the legislation yesterday. it's very, very difficult as you're pointing out to get an abortion and in this legislation they want i'll say as me a woman you want me to die? i'm to go a hospital, my life is in danger, i have two other children but you'd rather see me die than perform an abortion on a child that i'm carrying. and i find it immoral, not moral, i find it very immoral to tell me that this is what my sir cull stances are going to be as a woman. and we are -- >> let knee ask you this. you don't see -- you say that the democrats in the house -- >> it was bi
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Oct 12, 2011 10:00pm PDT
jobs, keeping people at work. they depend on us. >> the economy depends on them. >> and we depend on them. and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: the struggle to put americans back to work dominated the day in congress from president obama's jobs bill, to free trade, to china's currency. "newshour" congressional correspondent kwame holman has the story. >> reporter: the legislative future of the president's jobs plan was as murky today as the rain clouds over the capitol. last night, senate republicans blocked the democrats' version of the $450 billion bill saying it would not work, and might make things worse. the president vowed today to keep pushing, as he addressed a latino heritage event in washington. >> we will not take no for an answer.
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Oct 11, 2011 10:00pm PDT
surrounds us. sometimes it's obvious and sometimes it's very surprising on where you find it. soon computing intelligence in unexpected places will change our lives and truly profound ways. technology can provide customizeded experiences, tailored to individual consumer preferences. igniting a world of possibilities from the inside out, sponsoring tomorrow starts today. moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> chevron. we may have more in common than you think. the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: the country's top law enforcement officials accused iran today of fomenting a terror plot inside the u.s. the targets: the ambassador to washington from saudi arabia and, possibly, two embassies. the announcement came from attorney general eric holder.
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Oct 6, 2011 4:30pm PDT
. >> whichever is the least expensive to us, that's the product we take. so when i'm setting out to create the plans for the company, whatever increases we take on as a company, i'm going to take on as an employee. >> reporter: but not everyone concentrates on what will come out of their paycheck. boone zavik is single, healthy, and a marketing manager for immuno laboratories. he's looking for preventative care to be paid for, like regular check-ups and lab tests. >> i exercise, i eat healthy, but you always want to know, is there anything inside that i'm not aware of? how's my health going? >> tom: studies show we spend minutes deciding our health insurance, but hours choosing a new major appliance. and two-thirds of us make little to no effort at all. and it's not just health insurance. many companies also offer life insurance, long-term care and disability insurance. we spoke with carmen wong ulrich, author of "the real cost of living: making the best decisions for you, your life and your money" about those other insurance options. >> it is an exhausting process around this time of year. yo
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Oct 30, 2011 9:00am PDT
cultural icon. today, einstein's image is used disney educational toys to apple computers and fujifilms. does this commercialization obscure or worse demean einstein's legacy? we'll review einstein's life and put that question to einstein experts alice and bert. captions by: caption colorado, llc (800) 775-7838 @ e- mail: ♪ [music] ♪ [music] ♪ if. for such a small if i live to a hundred. if social security isn't enough. if my heart gets broken. if she says yes. we believe if should never hold you back. if should be managed with a plan that builds on what you already have. together we can create a personal safety net, a launching pad, for all those brilliant ifs in the middle of life. you can call on our expertise and get guarantees for the if in life. after all, we're metlife. ♪[music] ♪ >>> welcome. >> thank you. >> we are celebrating the 100th@anniversary, the sennennary of albert einstein's burst of scientific discovery. what is it exactly that we are salung? i k you, dr. robert shulman? >> we're celebrating this incredib burst of creativity that he showed in1905. we also a
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Oct 6, 2011 5:30pm PDT
provid by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> oil companies make huge profits. >> last year, chevron made a lot of money. >> where does it go? >> every penny and more went into bringing energy to the world. >> the economy is tough right now, everywhere. >> we pumped $21 million into local economies, into small businesses, communities, equipment, materials. >> that money could make a big difference to a lot of people. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people deserve the chance to live a healthy productive life. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: president obama called a news conference today where he pressed for a vote on his jobs legislation, or for opponents to come up with a better idea. republicans rejected his call, and each side accused the other of putting politics ahead of the nation's intere
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Oct 27, 2011 10:00pm PDT
a big difference to a lot of people. >> computing surrounds us. sometimes it's obvious and sometimes it's very surprising where you find it. soon, computing intelligence in unexpected places will change our lives in truly profound ways. technology can provide customized experiences, tailored to individual consumer preferences, igniting a world of possibilities from the inside out. sponsoring tomorrow, starts today. and the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: stocks rallied around the world today, after news of a debt crisis deal in europe. european exchanges were up as much as 6%. and on wall street the dow jones industri averageoare339 points nearly 3% to close at 12,208. the nasdaq rose nearly 88 points to close at 2,738. investors everywhere were carried forward by the
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Oct 7, 2011 5:30pm PDT
. >> malini patel, and emira woods, thank you both very much for being with us. >> thank you. >> brown: the latest job numbers reinforce the notion that the economy remains weak when compared to recoveries of the past. newshour economics correspondent paul solman has periodically sought to visually capture the shape of the economic period we're in. he takes another look tonight, part of his reporting on "making sense of financial news." >> reporter: a recent networking meeting for jobless executives outside chicago. how many of you think we are going into a double-dip recession? going into a double-dip recession or a "w"-- is that where the economy is now headed? we've been exploring the shape of things to come ever since the economy tanked. our guide two years ago in mid- 2009-- m.i.t. and former i.m.f. economist simon johnson. >> let me show you like this. so here's gdp-- gross domestic product. that's output-- what we produce- - and here are years. >> reporter: johnson sketched the predicted shapes as of 2009 on a blackboard. the one the optimists were pushing at the time-- a v-shap
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Oct 1, 2011 11:30am PDT
election. many republican candidates are using healthcare as a key point in their campaigns. congresswoman norton you are a lawyer what is the supreme court likely to do? >> cokie, the affordable healthcare act will be approved if the court adheres to the long held presumption in favor of an act of congress. >> i think if the supreme court looks at what is constitutional and what is unconstitutional and sometimes it's questionable if they figure out the two well, i think they will make the right call that obamacare is unconstitutional and i think that is how the court will rule. i think this will be difficult to predict. there have been legal scholars who said they believe it's constitutional however this is a political court. and it's being brought up at a political time. >> i will not presume to know what the supreme court will do. but one federal court said it's unconstitutional and one said it isn't which is item court is going to look at it and i hope for the future of this country, the individual mandate aspect of this is ruled unconstitutional. >> you know, it's polit
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Oct 17, 2011 4:30pm PDT
coined the phrase "flash recession." we'll tell you what it is and what it could tell us about the economy. it's "nightly business report" for monday, october 17. is made possible by: this program is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. captioning sponsored by wpbt >> susie: good evening everyone. my colleague tom hudson is on assignment tonight. it was all about europe again here on wall street. investors have new doubts that europe is close to announcing a definite plan to solve its debt crisis, and that led to a steep stock sell off today. a representative for german chancellor angela merkel said it would be impossible to resolve the crisis at a eurozone summit this coming weekend. so the major u.s. stock averages fell by 2% or more. the dow tumbled 248 points, with all 30 dow components in the red. the nasdaq lost 53 and the s&p fell 23. >> susie: also weighing on the markets? more concerns about the financial sector. some mixed earnings news from two of the nation's biggest banks. citi said it earned 84 cents a share in the third quarter, t
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Oct 9, 2011 8:30am PDT
that in part included a reference to the cosby show, and saying that "in the 1980s, so many of us who were growing up related to one of the characters in the cosby show." you either thought of yourself as denise or vanessa or rudy. and she says, "you know, melissa, if you're black and queer, you didn't actually relate to any of them." you know, if you're black and lesbian or black and gay, then your experience of the cosby show is still one that marginalized your experience as a black person. i went, "oh, well, yeah; i hadn't really thought about that." in other words, always asking me not only to think about how my personal experience was reflective of broader racial ideas, but how my personal experience was also privileged. how i missed all sorts of other identities by looking through a single sort of racialized lense. >> hinojosa: but you were... all of your work, at least up until at pnt, d been kind of looking at the world through this prism of "the other"... >> mm-hmm. >> hinojosa: ...right? even though your mom is white and your dad is african-american, you identify as an afric
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Oct 24, 2011 4:30pm PDT
, also above estimates. joining us now to talk more about those netflix results? eric bleeker. he's the senior tech analyst at motley fool. hi, eric. >> hey. >> susie: you tomd me that the quarter would be the most important in netflix's history. it certainly is going to be one we'll be talking about for a while. what did you make of those numbers they reported today? >> it's ugly out there. i don't knows what's more red right now, the million envelopes they send or reed hastingsace because there is blowback from the pr snafus, several of which across the summer. and you look at they had just update guidance a few weeks ago and subscriber numbers came in even further below that. what really spooked investors, this is a growth business and priced like a growth business and to have even streaming subscribers coming in probably lower next quarter, subscribers are falling off a cliff, that is part of a broader strategy from the company but still i think management says it's going to be bad next month. november is going to kind of stabilize. and in december they'll see growth again but i
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Oct 7, 2011 4:30pm PDT
likely outcome but see it as a serious risk so the question for those of us in washington d.c. and power positions is why in the world we would take any risk. >> if you thought there was a 25% or 30% chance your house would burn down, how much would you pay for insurance. quite a significant amount. >> gene sperling, director of the national economic council, thank you for your time. >> thank you. >> from the white house tonight >> tom: the lackluster labor report and fresh debt worries for europe combined to take the wind out of wall street's sails today. moody's put belgium open review for downgrade, while fitch cut its ratings on government i.o.u.'s from italy and spain and put portugal on watch for downgrade. the dow fell 20 points, the nasdaq lost 27 and the s&p 500 was down 9.5. trading volume ended the week lighter with 1.3 million shares moving on the big board and 2.1 on the nasdaq. but for the week, the dow traded higher in three sessions for an overall net gain of almost 2%. the nasdaq also gaining ground on the week up over 2.5%. and the s&p 500 echoing that weekly perf
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Oct 24, 2011 5:30pm PDT
"newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> computing surrounds us. sometimes it's obvious and sometimes it's very surprising where you find it. soon, computing intelligence in unexpected places will change our lives in truly profound ways. technology can provide customized experiences, tailored to individual consumer preferences, igniting a world of possibilities from the inside out. sponsoring tomorrow, starts today. and the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: a desperate search played out in turkey today, a day after a powerful earthquake killed at least 279 people. the quake devastated the cities of ercis and van in eastern turkey. some 1,300 people were injured, and dozens more were trapped in the wreckage. we have a report from john
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Sep 30, 2011 11:00pm PDT
such a wonderful guest for us, but also because he is a friend of mine. welcome. >> thank you, charlie. >> rose: you've announced recently you're going to buy back, or started the process of buying back berkshire hathaway shares. some people were surprised because you had written in your sckholders letter, which is now famous, i don't do that. >> well, i haven't said that. i have said that you should buy back your shares only when you think they're selling at a does count to their intrinsic value. and since intrinsic value is not a precise figure, it's a guess. >> rose: part of the reason you said that is because you don't necessarily think that people without buy back shares simply to improve e stock performance. >> sometimes they are trying to prop their stock. who knows what their motivations are. there's only one motivation for me. if i think i'm buying our businesses at a discount. i think then it helps all the shareholders. now i also think youhould tell the people before you do that, just like if you are my partner, and i want to bu- you want to sell out, if i think i'm bying it
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Oct 25, 2011 4:30pm PDT
raised prices on many of its products, including a key ingredient used to make paint. so far this month, its shares are up nearly 17%. turning now to a trio of steel makers getting hammered in today's trading. the metals companies are becoming less optimistic about future business. a.k. steel shares fell nearly 14%. that's after the company postponed its fourth quarter outlook. u.s. steel fell about 10%. the company said it will post a loss in q4. and, the nation's largest steel maker, nucor, fell 3%. its c.e.o. blames china's unfair trade policies, in part, for the steel industry's troubles. a quick update on former wall street darling netflix. the shares plunged 35% today. as we reported last night, the company said it lost nearly a million subscribers in the third quarter. netflix says more defections are likely as customers continue to protest recent price increases. it was the biggest loser in the s&p 500 today.pp shares of m.f. global buckled as the firm's exposure to europe's sovereign debt is hampering its goal to become a leading boutique investment bank. the company post
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Oct 19, 2011 11:00pm PDT
how it performs, so i use the word how it performs. >> rose: i am also interested in terms of the notion of whether people who write about someing, as to whether it is a novel or whether it is a building see things that the architect did not necessarily see, but the architect accepts, because wants the building or the piece of art to say something to each person, andÑi you don't know all the things it is going to say. here is whatthe former critic of "the new york times" architecture critic said about this building. what this period in history, he created an eloquent race into the future and more generally life in the developed world at the beginning of the 21st century. he captures and e.r.a. much as a great works of the early modernists did theirs. well, of course,. >> rose: there is some truth there? >> i am extremely interested in participating in moments that matter, and i have a very fascinating kind of choice here at the beginning of this whether we wanted to participate in kind of the groundero or whether we wanted to participate in trying to define a ne chinese identity,
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Oct 27, 2011 9:00pm PDT
. >> when we started using more advanced imaging techniques such as mri, we srted realing the we a numr of medical conditions that can affect a baby's brain and look like the findings that we used to attribute to shaken baby syndrome or child abuse. >> thompson: if you were called to testify in the woodward case today, what would you say? >> i would say that this is most likely a traumatic impact injury, that i would not be considering shaking, that this could be accidental, just as it could be non-accidental or abusive. and i would say that you cannot select out, accuse, indict or convict any particular caretaker based on the medical evidence that we have.p)/zb >> thompson: in melonie ware's case, the shaken baby theory seemed to come apart under scrutiny. it seems those near-identical bruises under baby jaden's scalp were actually caused by doctors at the hospital. three times, they tried to save his life by inserting needles into his head. jaden was born with sickle cell anemia, and top sickle cell experts testified that he died of the disease. before all this came out in the second
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Oct 4, 2011 11:00pm PDT
. look i think right now wt with a need to do all of us as american take atep back. get a party affiliation. as i said good governor cuomo woulrun for the president under these circumstances i would vote for governor cuomo. he's making the tough unpopular decisions that you would i think somebody ofis persuasion would not do. >> charlie: i was sitting with you at a public charity event to raise money for a very good cause. >> the -- >> charlie: featured speaker was bill clint,ormer presiden he finished and you looked at me and you said if he was running today i would vote for him. >> you bet. >> and then yo said a few moment ago. >> i would vote for hillary too. it's not important partisan politics please i hope everybody tonight hears maybe you won't awe forty three with me but -- agree with me but never has america been confronted with greater challenges than it is right this minute. >> charlie: what are the challenge that worry you the most. >> number on whaare we gng to do abo all the promises we made to all these people that can't be kept. you can pay me now or you can pay
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Oct 21, 2011 11:00pm PDT
country and start companies or build companies there to compete with us. so it' crazy. i think everybody understands that winning that global battle be on talent is critical. it unfortunately is caught up on this broader date on immigration, comprehensive immigration reform. anit is complicated and sensitive. but we need to unbundle this piece on high skilled workers, engineers, and entrepreurs and focus on that because that is one of the key parts of winning this battle on talent and getting this job creation gine poving. look at statistics, kaufman foundation tracks this. for the last three decades 40 million jobs have been created by high-growth compies. those companies are often started by immigrants either first generation or second generation immigrants. that's always been the story of america. the story of pioneers and people without have come here and taken risk and started not just companies but entire industries. and we've lost sight of that. so we really need to-- . >> rose: and they come he because ey thought the environment to be able to do that, pursue their dreams in a mer
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Oct 17, 2011 11:00pm PDT
very invested in our digital work and even arthur would use the phrase we have to be ready for r digital future. well, it's not the digital future, it's the digital president. >> rose: leymah gbowee and jill abramson when we continue. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: gbowee see here, she is a liberian peace and women's rights activist. e and the president of liberia were two of the three women awarded this year's nobel peace prize. in 2003, she led a coalition of christian and muslim women n a campaign to end liberia's civil war. their prote culminated in the exile of former president charles taylor. leashians electeded ellen johnson sirleaf who became the first fale president in modern african history. gbowee tells the story in her new book called "mighty be our powers: how sisterhood, prayer and sex changed a nation at war." i'm pleased to have her at this table for the first time tell me why this is a powerful story of our time and change. >> my story is the story of every african woman, who has lived
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Oct 16, 2011 9:00am PDT
loves that. is that the extent of the data? >> it depends on what has been put out about us on those web sites. sometimes if you look at the what the kids are doing with space books they are loading personal information on web sites. all that depends. we need to understand there are central repositories that have this information. >> let's talk about this i ntelius, do i have that correctly? does it examine every public record on a person for a fee whether it's local government or federal government or state government? >> it's one of many companies that their business is going to all those public records, which were created by taxpayers by the way, putting the information in their own private companies and -- computers and selling it. >> this is what i have that they'll deliver for you for $29.95 or if you want a full write up for $49.95. it will give you up to ten prior addresses and phone numbers for the individual, a maiden name, the age, the current name, the relatives, the roommates, the neighbors -- that's the beginning dossier. ifif you go further to the largr one you can exa
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Oct 9, 2011 10:00am PDT
you with us. thousands of religious conservatives are gathering in washington this weekend for the annual values voter summit, sponsored by the family research council and others. in addition to the many activists, several lawmakers are also speaking, as are almost all of the leading republican presidential hopefuls. >>> three women share this year's nobel peace prize for their work advancing democracy and women's rights. they are ellen johnson sirleaf, the president of liberia and africa's first democratically elected female president. leymah gbowee, also liberian, honored for her work mobilizing christian and muslim women against violence and rape. and tawakul karman, a yemeni activist and journalist who helped organize anti-government protests in her country. she is the first arab woman to receive a nobel peace prize. >>> the u.s. supreme court opened its new term this week, and one of the first cases on the docket was an anti-discrimination dispute that many believe could be the most important church-state case to reach the high court in years. at issue is whether churches and
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Oct 2, 2011 9:00am PDT
of life on our planet tell us about the likelihood that alien civilizations exist? in the second of a two-part series, we will ask one of the originators of the dark matter theory, dr. joel primack and nancy ellen abrahams. if. for such a small if i live to a hundred. if social security isn't enough. if my heart gets broken. if she says yes. we believe if should never hold you back. if should be managed with a plan that builds on what you already have. together we can create a personal safy net, a launching pad, for all those brilliant ifs in the middle of life. you can call on our expertise and get guarantees for the if in life. after all, we're metlife. >>> this is the second session with two extraordinary people, nancy abrahams wosay lawyer, a song writer, a spouse, and the coauthor of this volume, which is quite breathtaking. the view from the center of the universe. discovering our extraordinariy place in the cosmows. a new book. -- cosmos. highly placed and the coauthor is sitting right here, his name is joel preand he is one of the world's most successful and recognized cosmont
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Oct 25, 2011 5:30pm PDT
education: the nation's first multi-faith school of theology. >> sock of us are looking in a jewish direction. some of us are looking in a muslim direction. some are looking into n a christian direction and yet we're all looking in a god direction. >> woodruff: plus, different screens for different kids. we look at the "app gap" among the nation's children. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> okay, listen. somebody has got to get serious. >> i think... >> we need renewable energy. >> ...renewable energy is vital to our planet. >> you hear about alternatives, right? wind, solar, algae. >> i think it's got to work on a big scale. and i think it's got to be affordable. >> so, where are they? >> it has to work in the real world. at chevron, we're investing millions in solar and biofuel technology to make it work. >> we've got to get on this now. >> right now. and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic perfo
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Oct 10, 2011 5:30pm PDT
questions raised when unmanned drones are used to target terrorists. >> brown: and gwen ifill talks to anita hill about her new book on race and gender, 20 years after she accused then-supreme court nominee clarence thomas of sexual harassment. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on >> if i can symbolize the ability to pursue gender equality, racial equality and to be truthful about our experiences, then absolutely that's what i want to be. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> oil companies have changed my country. >> oil companies can make a difference. >> we have the chance to build the economy. >> create jobs, keep people healthy, and improve schools. >> ...and our communities. >> in angola chevron helps train engineers, teachers and farmers, launch child's programs. it's not just good business. >> i'm hopeful about my country's future. >> it's my country's future. >> computing surrounds us. sometimes it's obvious and sometimes it's very surprising where you find it. soon computing intelligence in unexpected place
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Oct 2, 2011 8:30am PDT
somehow women who are, you know, more sexually "out there" are using it in a way that maybe is not the... what do you see when you look out? >> you know, i know this is a general way of seeing it, but-- and the word is still not the best word-- but patriarchy is still alive, you know? we're still living within a patriarchal structure. >> hinojosa: so define "patriarchy" for our viewers. >> to me, patriarchy is really the notion that there is a father... kind of omnipotent father state, and the mechanisms of that are kind of occupation domination. i think it means that values that are not necessarily attributable to a man or a woman but maybe called feminine-- values of cooperation, values of emotions, values of connecting to people and doing things through invitation, and doing things on the basis of agreement rather than domination, or, you know, just even the way see the earth, for example. that the earth is something alone to us. she's... she's a gift to us, and we are to honor her, and to cherish her, and to replenish her, and to think of all the ways we can keep her sacred and ali
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Oct 30, 2011 10:00am PDT
for public broadcasting. >>> welcome, i'm bob abernethy. it's good to have you with us. >>> a new vatican document this week called for sweeping changes in the global financial system in order, it said, to put "the common good" at the center of economic activity. one of the most controversial proposals would create an international political authority that would have broad power to regulate financial markets. the document was issued by the pontifical council for justice and peace. it said changes are needed to address the quote "inequalities and distortions of capitalist development." >> meanwhile, in many cities around the world, the occupy movement continues its campaigns for economic justice. here in the u.s., religious leaders raised concerns about how some cities have been cracking down on the protests. the group faithful america launched a petition drive urging local authorities to refrain from violence. the faith community has been playing an increasingly visible role in many of the protests. kim lawton reports on some of the religious activities around occupy wall street.
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Oct 2, 2011 12:30pm PDT
-- apparently drones were used or reportedly they were used in that assassination. you know, is that producing jobs? are there drone factories in ohio? >> luckie martin -- lockheed martin -- boeing. >> there is too much pain to feel the pleasure of getting these really, really bad guys. and obama is not the type to spite of all and the end zone so there has not been much gloating over it. there has not been any -- he has not stopped to really capitalizing on it. >> let me show you a picture. wizard owner ted leonsis, at a wizard's game, on the d.c. sports blog. ted leonsis challenges the president rhetoric about the gap between the very rich and everyone else. >> i voted for the president, and that's out on donations to his reelection campaign. it blows my mind when i am asked for money as a donation and at the same time i am being blasted as the bad guy. his advice to the president is to rethink how to talk to business and sell to business leaders on your plan to make the president -- country great. many of us want to be part of the solution. we are not the problem. >> well, he is n
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Oct 16, 2011 10:00am PDT
have you with us. president obama met with top leaders of the national association of evangelicals this week at the white house. >> it was the first time the president met with the group. among the topics discussed, religious freedom abroad, jobs here at home and cuts to the federal budget. the nae has urged lawmakers not to reduce foreign aid or domestic programs that serve the poor. >> meanwhile, outside a d.c. courthouse, other religious leaders held a prayer vigil opposing budget cuts to anti-poverty programs. >> 11 members of the religious group were facing misdemeanor charges for "intention to disrupt congress" during a prayer vigil at the capitol last july. those charges were dropped after the leaders agreed not to enter the capitol for 6 months and to submit to drug testing. >>> as the occupy wall street protests continue, there is now a noticeable religious presence at the mass gatherings. sukkahs, the temporary structures built to mark the jewish holiday of sukkot, were constructed at some of the protest sites. earlier, prayer services were held for yom kippur. an interfa
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Oct 31, 2011 4:30pm PDT
think it is going to plague us again. >> reporter: so although there could be more goodies in store for stocks the next few months, it's clear the market's goblins haven't entirely disappeared. erika miller, "nightly business report," new york. >> susie: the market was spooked early in today's trading when m.f. global filed for bankruptcy. it was a dramatic fall for the brokerage firm and for its c.e.o., jon corzine, the former governor of new jersey who once ran goldman sachs. it was jon corzine's dream to build m.f. global into a mini goldman sachs. he talked about transforming the midsize firm to a full-fledged investment bank. but all that changed when corzine and the firm made too many risky bets, especially some bad trades in europe. as the european debt crisis worsened, m.f. global posted a loss of $186 million in its fiscal second quarter because of that huge loss, it was downgraded to junk status. this is the eighth-largest corporate bankruptcy filing in the u.s. since 1980. m.f. global listed its assets as $41 billion. it has nearly $40 billion in debt. it has a large numb
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Oct 2, 2011 10:00am PDT
for bob agger nethy. thank you for joining us. a federal judge upheld most of alabama's controversial immigration law. they ruled police officers can be required to check the immigration status of anyone they suspect is in the country illegally. public schools must check the status of students. the part of the law opposed most vigorously by many religion groups was struck down. christian clergy outlawed transporting or harboring illegal immigrants and prevented them from minstering to certain people. the judge's decision is expected to be appealed by both sides. >>> an american-born radical preacher was killed in yemen by an air strike this week. officials considered him a major terror threat to the united states. his anti-american sermons inspired several plots against the u.s. ethicists and religion voices raised questions about whether the killing violated law or denied his right to due process. on our website we have a segment on the ethical issues raised by the use of drones. the council considered the palestinian request for independent state. it's expected to be weeks before th
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Oct 17, 2011 10:00pm PDT
smashed windows and burned cars. police used tear gas and fire hoses to push back crowds, and officials estimated property damage at more than a million dollars. there were clashes in germany as well. as protestors marched on the parliament building in berlin. and in london where protesters were pushed away from the london stock exchange before making their way to st. paul's cathedral. wikileaks founder julian assange addressed the crowd there. >> this movement is not about the obstruction of law. it is about the construction of law. >> reporter: but today russian prime minister vladimir putin warned that the protests can be destructive. >> things can get to a situation that we are now seeing in certain countries with developed economies. when hundreds of thousands of people are taking to the streets, not a marginal group but hundreds of thousands and are demanding things that the governments of these countries cannot actually carry out. >> reporter: still in the streets at least the movement seems to be gaining strength organically. activists claim there were protests saturda
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